Insights

Writing. Convening. Teaching. Training. Modeling. Experimenting. Engaging. Across time zones and international boundaries, members of our community are at work. Our "Insights" gallery is a multimedia guide to intellectual life at the Davis Center.

Russia has responded to the pandemic by drawing on some of its useful experience controlling tuberculosis, but suffers from the weaknesses of an imperfectly reformed health system.

An American and a Soviet soldier embraced shortly after meeting at the Elbe River at Torgau, Germany, on April 25, 1945. Germany's surrender would come weeks later.

How can negotiation strategies and research assist leaders in making informed decisions in times of crisis and uncertainty?

The importance of conflict system mapping cannot be understated.

As political unrest broke out in Georgia last year, Ia Tserodze was frustrated that she could not fulfill her desire to be an active citizen from abroad. Here's what she did about it.

The new Scholar-Entrepreneur Initiative strives to foster innovative scholarship and learning while bringing regional studies closer to practice.

The so-called emancipation of Central Asia’s women, whom Vladimir Lenin saw as the “most enslaved of the enslaved,” became a central pillar of the Soviet effort in the region.

"And all of a sudden the door is kicked open in the classroom; this student runs in and he basically says in Ukrainian, 'University has been taken over, classes are suspended, revolution is coming."

"There was a Soviet famine...but within that broader story there is something specific about what happens in Ukraine and it seems to be because of Stalin's particular phobia of what's going on there."